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'Cannibal sandwiches' anyone?
This Reuters story -- curiously datelined for Saturday but already online -- reports that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention advises against eating "cannibal sandwiches." The story says t...
12/6/13 at 1:40 PM Tooshlights and leftovers 12/3/13 at 12:31 PM
'Vast Majority' Monday 11/29/13 at 5:03 PM
Medicare answers available
Medicare beneficiaries and those nearing retirement will have opportunities to get their questions answered this month: * Dec. 5, Our Saviors Lutheran Church, 4831 Grand Ave. * Dec. 11, Arrowhead Re...
11/27/13 at 11:00 PM Quit now, with help 11/20/13 at 11:00 PM
For horses, of course 11/19/13 at 11:00 PM
Food Dates Can Be Mysterious
I need help! was the first line of the e-mail from a college friend. I figured the dilemma involved food. It did.She was in the process of helping move a relative from a home to a care facility. In ...
11/27/13 at 12:06 PM Cooking My First Thanksgiving Dinner Taught Me a Lesson 11/22/13 at 1:45 PM
What’s in Your Grocery Cart? 11/15/13 at 10:41 AM
WI Health Insurance Companies May Extend Renewals
This could be some money saving good news for Wisconsin residents who have or would have received nonrenewal notices from their health insurance company. On November 21, 2013 Wisconsin Office of the C...
11/21/13 at 11:57 AM Health Reform Confusion, Scammers Could Take Advantage 9/28/13 at 1:25 PM
HEALTH CARE REFORM: Impact on Individuals and Families... 2014 and 2018 9/5/13 at 8:21 AM
I will not fight this battle - at least not today.
On Tuesday morning I received a call from Sanford about my mammogram images that were taken on Monday. There was a concern about something they saw on the images and they wanted me to come in for anot...
10/24/13 at 9:14 PM Where is your mama Miley? 10/4/13 at 9:52 AM
Serving as a horrible warning... 8/18/13 at 3:19 PM
Worst than e-mails
It's a common complaint. E-mails -- hundreds of them -- eat up our time at work every day, reducing productivity. But according to a recent Wall Street Journal story, nearly 30 percent more work is ...
9/23/13 at 6:59 PM Essentia, how big is it? 7/22/13 at 5:35 PM
West Duluth CVS opens, Superior is next 9/17/12 at 1:48 PM
Accidents on upward trend: remind family to cut the Candy Crush!
The thrill of Angry Birds can sure shock those who play it, but is it worth the risk of 7,200 volts? This year alone, members of Northern Plains and Dakota Valley Electric Cooperatives reported 101...
8/22/13 at 10:32 AM Got a farmer in your family? Now's the time to nag. 5/14/13 at 8:38 AM
A 5K you say? 9/14/12 at 2:11 PM
"We're Not Going Anywhere," Says Planned Parenthood Rep, Clinic Closes Behind Her
[First published on WIvoices.org] Wisconsin is back in the national spotlight with numerous public policy choices enacted that affect healthcare for women and girls in the Badger State. One of the ...
7/9/13 at 8:54 PM
Fat Loss Advice: When You’ve Hit a Plateau
Written by: Kimberly Ough The secret to weight loss really boils down to three things to ensure you'll lose weight. Yes, if you're doing just one or two of these things, you could see some weight los...
1/29/13 at 4:00 PM
"Real Food" vs Processed Food - Areavoices Digest #89
So as I sat the other day spraying cheese in a can on my snack crackers, I began to think "Can this be real cheese?" Well the answer is "probably not." First clue: any cheese that's spelled with a "z...
9/19/12 at 1:16 PM Look where I found some quirky and fun cakes - Areavoices Digest #86 8/15/12 at 3:05 PM
Areavoices Digest #79 - Movie reviews, Family Wellness, SheSaysTV and more! 6/20/12 at 1:03 PM
FORUM FACT-CHECK: Ad targets Heitkamp's support for tax increases
Crossroads tweaks ad, re-releases it after fixing 'completely false' claim FARGO After making a slight adjustment, a conservative super PAC has re-released its latest campaign ad against Democratic S...
8/14/12 at 6:57 AM Gulleson vows to defend Medicare if elected 8/3/12 at 8:34 AM
(VIDEO INSIDE) Heitkamp: Health care should focus on incentives, not mandates 7/23/12 at 9:30 PM
What It's Really Like to be a Mom
Before I had kids I remember hearing the phrase, Youll never really understand what its like to be a mom until you are one. I have to admit to thinking that geez, I have a pretty good imagination an...
5/9/12 at 9:38 AM Spring Clean to Help Others Succeed 3/12/12 at 10:04 AM
Tomorrow's Child 3/9/12 at 9:30 AM
'Movember' about more than men's facial hair
Normally, I advise against it. Just as Liberaces impressive ability to wear sequin capes didnt guarantee you can do the same, not everyone can look good with a mustache. But for one month, I strongly ...
11/15/11 at 12:00 AM
Duluth hospital photos, 1960s
From the News Tribune files, here are some photos of Duluth hospitals in the 1960s through 1970: Miss Helen Langamo, RN, head nurse of the OB department at St. Luke's hospital, shows a typical labor ...
8/25/11 at 6:00 PM
What Should You Keep in Your Winter Emergency Survival Kit?
In the event of a winter weather emergency, you need to plan to stay protected from the elements, stay well fed and hydrated and have a way to get help and information if you are stranded. Protect you...
1/4/11 at 10:22 AM UW-Extension survey sheds light on numbers, needs of employed family caregivers 12/31/10 at 12:44 PM
Vitamin D important for bone health but other benefits unproven 12/30/10 at 12:43 PM